Ephesians 4:20

“You took off your former way of life, the old self that is corrupted by deceitful desires; you are being renewed in the spirit of your minds; you put on the new self, the one created according to God’s likeness in righteousness and purity of the truth.”

Ephesians 4:22-24 (HCSB)


Ephesians 4:17

“Therefore, I say this and testify in the Lord: You should no longer walk as the Gentiles walk, in the futility of their thoughts. They are darkened in their understanding, excluded from the life of God, because of the ignorance that is in them and because of the hardness of their hearts.”

Ephesians 4:17-18 (HCSB)


Ephesians 4:11

“But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head—Christ. From Him the whole body, fitted and knit together by every supporting ligament, promotes the growth of the body for building up itself in love by the proper working of each individual part.”

Ephesians 4:15-16 (HCSB)


Ephesians 4:11

“And He personally gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelists, some pastors and teachers, for the training of the saints in the work of ministry, to build up the body of Christ, until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of God’s Son, growing into a mature man with a stature measured by Christ’s fullness.”

Ephesians 4:11-13 (HCSB)


Ephesians 4:4

“There is one body and one Spirit—just as you were called to one hope at your calling—one Lord, one faith, one baptism,  one God and Father of all, who is above all and through all and in all.
Now grace was given to each one of us according to the measure of the Messiah’s gift.”

Ephesians 4:4-7 (HCSB)


Ephesians 4:1

“Therefore I, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk worthy of the calling you have received, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, accepting one another in love, diligently keeping the unity of the Spirit with the peace that binds us.”

Ephesians 4:1-3 (HCSB)



Ephesians 3:17

“I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the length and width, height and depth of God’s love, and to know the Messiah’s love that surpasses knowledge, so you may be filled with all the fullness of God.”

Ephesians 3:17-19 (HCSB)


Ephesians 3:14

“For this reason I kneel before the Father from whom every family in heaven and on earth is named.  I pray that He may grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with power in the inner man through His Spirit, and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith.”

Ephesians 3:14-17 (HCSB)


Ephesians 3:7

“I was made a servant of this gospel by the gift of God’s grace that was given to me by the working of His power.  This grace was given to me—the least of all the saints—to proclaim to the Gentiles the incalculable riches of the Messiah, and to shed light for all about the administration of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things.”

Ephesians 3:7-9 (HCSB)


Ephesians 3:1

“For this reason, I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus on behalf of you Gentiles— you have heard, haven’t you, about the administration of God’s grace that He gave to me for you?”

Ephesians 3:1-2 (HCSB)